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What are the craziest long shot winners?

What are the craziest long shot winners?

| December 8, 2017

There are always stunning shocks that occur in sport which is why it is so popular. Once of the most stunning in recent years came in 2015 as the Melbourne cup was won by 100/1 shot Prince of Penzance. Is this the biggest winning horse in history? Check out the infographic below to find out […]

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Creating a New Business is Like Betting on a Horse Race

Creating a New Business is Like Betting on a Horse Race

| December 1, 2017

When it comes to opening a new business, you’ll need to employ some creative strategies while getting advice from industry insiders to get your business off the ground. And some have likened this to betting on a horse race. Experts suggest that the mindsets and skills gamblers use could translate to managing employees and money, […]

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Champ Ace High takes out the Victoria Derby

Champ Ace High takes out the Victoria Derby

| November 24, 2017

It is that time of the year again when horse racing fanatics come together at the Flemington Racecourse for one of the most prestigious events in Australia. The Melbourne cup festival draws attendees from all over the world, where racing die-hards get their souls fed by witnessing an array of significant races. Competition, entertainment and sophistication all […]

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3 simple betting strategies for new horse race punters

3 simple betting strategies for new horse race punters

| November 19, 2017

Considering the number of horse races that happen each day throughout the country, horse racing as a sport can prove to be a very complicated sport to bet on, even for the most experienced punters. And keeping that in mind, new punters can easily get overwhelmed with the huge variety of betting lines and horses […]

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How Horse Racing Became an Instant Play Affair

How Horse Racing Became an Instant Play Affair

| November 19, 2017

The horse racing industry is currently in a state of change. As technology evolves and proliferates, the way in which punters are anteing up is changing. When horse racing first took off in Australia back in the 1790s, betting wasn’t far behind. According to University of Sydney history Professor Emeritus Richard Waterhouse, a man with […]

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Betting on spreads

Betting on spreads

| October 18, 2017

Spread betting is an interesting development in gambling circles. Some people have said over the years that investments are more or less forms of gambling in their own right. They’re just forms of gambling that rich people can take, while less wealthy people have to rely on casinos. Some investments are more sound than others. […]

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Redzel wins world’s richest turf race

Redzel wins world’s richest turf race

| October 14, 2017

Redzel raced home for a history making win in the inaugural running of the world’s richest turf race, the $10 million The Everest (1200m) at Randwick. Perfectly ridden by one of the world’s best riders Kerrin McEvoy, Redzel sat on the speed for much of the race before bursting clear about a furlong from home. […]

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History awaits for Almandin

History awaits for Almandin

| October 12, 2017

Almandin looking to add name to history books in Melbourne Cup. Only five horses in the history of the Melbourne Cup have been able to win the prestigious international contest more than once, but last year’s winner Almandin has a good chance of adding his name to that list when he lines up next month. Credit: […]

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Start betting on horse racing

Start betting on horse racing

| December 6, 2016

Everyone loves picking a winner. The excitement, the joy, the sense of satisfaction that all the hard study, the thought and strategic planning has paid off! Not only can it be profitable, it can also give you bragging rights! Picture, standing at the water cooler on Monday morning, relating your stories of triumph to every person […]

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Wild world of bizarre bets

Wild world of bizarre bets

| December 5, 2016

The wild world of bizarre bets has had some interesting consequences for all people involved. Most people make bets with money, and it is indeed difficult to make these kinds of bets too outlandish. However, people are easily going to be able to place monetary bets that seem outlandish due to the very low amounts […]

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